Grossnicklaus to Retire August 1, 2019

SALEM, Ore. – July 18, 2019 – Oregon Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB: ORBN) (the “Company”), parent company of Willamette Valley Bank, announced today the retirement of Neil Grossnicklaus effective August 1, 2019. Mr. Grossnicklaus has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank since 2002. Ryan Dempster, President, will become President and Chief Executive Officer upon Mr. Grossnicklaus’ retirement. Mr. Grossnicklaus will remain a Board member of Oregon Bancorp, Inc. and Willamette Valley Bank.

“We are extremely grateful to Mr. Grossnicklaus for his many years of service and valuable contributions to our Company,” commented Joseph Minniti, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Mr. Grossnicklaus has been instrumental in growing a newly chartered financial institution into one of the most profitable banks in the Country. Although we have mixed emotions about his retirement, we are excited about the future of our Company under the new leadership of Mr. Dempster and the rest of the team at Willamette Valley Bank.”

About Oregon Bancorp, Inc.
Oregon Bancorp, Inc. is the parent company of Willamette Valley Bank (Bank), a community bank headquartered in Salem, Oregon. The Bank operates full-service branches in Salem, Keizer, Silverton, and Albany, Oregon. The Bank also operates Home Loan Centers in Bend, Eugene, Grants Pass, Medford, Portland, Tualatin, and West Linn, Oregon, Vancouver, Spokane, Newport and Yakima, Washington, and Coeur d’Alene and Meridian, Idaho. For more information about Oregon Bancorp, Inc. or its subsidiary, Willamette Valley Bank, please call (503)485-2222 or visit our website at

Ryan Dempster
Oregon Bancorp, Inc.

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